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RIC is a member of the Dukes Education family.

Dukes is a family of schools, teachers, learners, and parents connected by our pursuit of an extraordinary life for every member of our community.

Our philosophy is to support each individual to live with purpose, to encourage a love of learning, and to act as a team. All of this is underpinned by a quality standard that runs through everything we do.

We believe that education is a journey to be enjoyed and shared at every stage of life, unlocking extraordinary possibilities for every student.

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Dukes Education Consultancy

For over 20 years, Dukes Education Consultancy has provided over 65,000 students and families with expert education guidance to help their children flourish.

Dukes Education supports candidates win places at many of the most competitive universities worldwide, including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, the LSE and Imperial College London.

Our group comprises of niche specialists in their fields – the leading consultants worldwide – who provide expertise in school admissions, Oxbridge Applications, competitive US universities with A List and Medical School Admissions with The Medic Portal.

Summer Boarding Courses

Summer Boarding Courses offers inspiring, educational, and fun residential English summer programmes for students aged 8 to 17 in some of the UK’s most idyllic locations. Their summer College Courses take place in Oxford colleges and schools in the South of the UK and help students develop advanced English skills. They also provide university preparation. From September 2022 SBC will be operating summer courses at Rochester Independent College.

Schools, Colleges and Nurseries

In addition to RIC, Dukes Education operates Fine Arts College in Hampstead, London, Earlscliffe in Folkestone and Cardiff Sixth Form College in Wales.

In October 2018 a number of leading schools joined the group including Knightsbridge School and Eaton Square School in London and Sancton Wood School in Cambridge. Each school and college in the group has a unique character. Though distinctive in identity, they are all chosen for their consistent excellence in the provision of learning and development for young people.

Dukes preserves the individual ethos and characters of each school by ensuring Heads and Principals lead on all decisions. Dukes add to this the power of the collective, providing security and support, a platform for sharing educational best practice, and staff development programmes.

Little Dukes is Dukes Education’s early years arm, providing the finest care and education in early years development. Our nurseries, based in London, Twickenham, and Cambridge, are warm, nurturing environments where children from the age of one are introduced to learning through play.